Monthly Archives: July 2015

The mysterious case of Frack Free Witney (the PM’s constituency!)

Take a look at this very interesting article! http://www.davidsmythe.org/frackland/?p=162 Professor Smythe is Emeritus Professor of Geophysics in the University of Glasgow (a courtesy title). He retired from the University in 1998 and lives in France, where he continues his research in geology and … Continue reading

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Scrap Fracking UK wide petition

Please sign this petition and circulate around your friends and family: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/104617 Up to 8,245 signatures and climbing each minute!  It has climbed to 8,448 whilst we’ve been posting this!  Let’s keep it climbing, we need 100,000 to get it … Continue reading

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Whitemoss Landfill, Skelmersdale expansion – what will go there? Fracking waste!

We have been out this morning, in the pouring rain, to meet up with and support local people at the Whitemoss landfill site in Skelmersdale.  You can just about make out Brian to the left of the photo under a black … Continue reading

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Dear David Cameron……………..

If you believe in true Democracy, Friends of the Earth have a petition on their website: “Lancashire wants to remain frack free Dear David Cameron, You said communities would have a voice in whether fracking would happen near them. People … Continue reading

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Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal puts fracking on trial

The PPT is an international opinion tribunal, independent of state authority. Its activities include identifying and publicising cases of systematic violation of fundamental rights, especially where national and international legislation fails to defend the right of the people. The damage … Continue reading

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Cuadzilla to appeal the democratic decisions of LCC

  Cuadrilla, or should we call them Cuadzilla?, have announced today that they will appeal all 4 democratic decisions made by Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee in June.  They have said: “Cuadrilla plans to appeal Lancashire County Council’s (LCC) Development Control … Continue reading

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West Lancashire Borough Council Tories walk out of Council meeting 22nd July 2015

It has been reported from the Full Council (public) meeting at West Lancashire Borough Council last night (22nd July 2015) that, rather than vote upon a motion, all Tory Councillors left the chamber!  Their unfortunate constituents will be interested that their elected … Continue reading

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Farmers beware!

Local farmers in and around Halsall should be made aware of the experience of a Shropshire farmer who got himself involved with the fracking industry.  Please encourage any farmers you know to read this article: http://www.shropshirestar.com/farming/2015/07/16/stressed-shropshire-farmer-in-gas-drilling-contract-warning/  

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Save our countryside

https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/page/s/dont-frack-nationalparks?source=em&subsource=20150720fraem01&utm_source=gpeace&utm_medium=em&utm _campaign=20150720fraem01

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More broken promises; the face of shame?

Some would call them broken promises, but better describe them for what they are; lies! http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/16/government-makes-outrageous-u-turn-over-fracking-in-precious-wildlife-sites

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